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Creativity and Data: Can’t We Just Be Friends?

Oct 21, 2014 - Marketing automation could be the link between creativity and our dependence on data with its ability to match creative assets to the right channel at the right time. Comments

5 Entrepreneurs Told Me Why CRM Is So Darn Complicated

shutterstock-159960029 Oct 20, 2014 - Although CRM systems can be extremely helpful in your marketing efforts, many marketers struggle to use them effectively. Comments

Embracing Technology Leads to Business Success [Study]

Success Oct 17, 2014 - After surveying marketers and rating their businesses, Forrester Consulting found that those who qualify as modern marketers are more likely to exceed their revenue goals and become industry leaders. Comments

CRM Alone Will Not Help Your Sales Team Win

shutterstock-159960029 Oct 14, 2014 - Customer relationship management systems are meant to manage the selling process, but marketing automation systems to manage the buying process are also needed. Comments

"To Do Is to Dare," but It Doesn’t All Have to Be About Risk

risk-dial Oct 13, 2014 - Marketing fails will inevitably happen every once in a while, but if you take care to improve your data and your strategy, you can succeed more often. Comments

3 Approaches for Personalizing Content on Your Website

content-personalization Oct 10, 2014 - Now that personalizing Web content has been made easily available on one of the most popular platforms, it's safe to say it will be the next big thing in marketing automation. Comments

What Is the One Word You Need to Know to Drive Digital Marketing Success?

Photo of people covering their faces with cards picturing question marks Oct 8, 2014 - Marketers must exercise restraint when it comes to their communication with consumers, and only send relevant, appropriate emails and messages. Comments

Companies Don’t Have Relationships, People Do: The Power of Social Signals

Handshake Oct 6, 2014 - Marketers must remember that even though automation systems can be helpful, in the end it's the people in your company that form the real relationships and can close the deal. Comments

Single View of the Funnel vs. Single Funnel

Funnel Oct 6, 2014 - There's a big difference between a single view of the sales funnel, where marketing and sales work closely but separately, and a single funnel, where the two teams are blended together seamlessly. Comments

Beyond Tweets: How Social and CRM Are Joining Forces

shutterstock-159960029 Sep 30, 2014 - By combining social media marketing with CRM, you can go from just attracting attention to actually making money. How can social and CRM work together for you? Comments

"Come Back!" - The Abandoned Customer Basket

eshopping-cart Sep 26, 2014 - Marketing automation can be an effective tool in combating the problem of abandoned shopping carts. Use the technology to determine how you can increase conversion rates and drive sales. Comments

Agencies, Vendors, and the Gray Areas of Programmatic

shades-of-gray Sep 25, 2014 - If you're using the technology correctly, programmatic marketing can't be broken down into neat and tidy categories. This makes the process of pigeonholing vendors counter-productive for marketers. Comments

Content and Analytics: A Strategic Combination

advanced-analytics Sep 23, 2014 - To improve the results of your content marketing efforts, apply an analytics-based approach that focuses on channel and format as much as topic. Comments

4 Simple Ways Smart Companies Track and Nurture Crazy-Happy Customers

Customer service Sep 18, 2014 - Marketing automation systems can help you harness the power of excited customers and turn them into brand ambassadors. Comments

What Makes B2B Event Marketing Work?

avcjaus Sep 18, 2014 - Event marketing can provide content generation and engagement outside of the event itself. Here are some of the best tactics to make sure your event strategy works. Comments

Email Newsletters: Work Smarter, Not Harder

emailcampaign Sep 15, 2014 - Email newsletters are a great way to get your content marketing efforts out to the public. Here are three tips for cutting down the time it takes to produce an email newsletter. Comments

Fox Takes Leap Into Programmatic

foxtv Sep 11, 2014 - Fox has signed a programmatic partnership with Google’s DoubleClick Ad Exchange and Vindico to monetize both display and video impressions. Comments

What Is an ESP?

email-tricks Sep 11, 2014 - Will the email marketing ecosystem go the way of the automobile industry and see further consolidation? Are email marketers ready for the era of the marketing cloud? Comments

The Marketer Happiness Quotient: Technology Is Your Friend

happy-faces-sad Sep 9, 2014 - A study shows that marketing departments have lots of room to improve when it comes to employee engagement. Technology, and specifically marketing automation technology, can be the key to increasing your employee engagement rates. Comments

The Content Is You!

content Aug 26, 2014 - Great content is often the key to better engagement, and in turn, more conversions. What's the key to great content? Make what you produce more personal. Comments

Why MailChimp Is Killing Auto-Responders: The Rise of CRM

MailChimp Aug 25, 2014 - New features in MailChimp's services are making auto-responders things of the past. How? And what does this mean for digital marketers at small businesses? Comments

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